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The Disaster Resource GUIDE is conducting a survey on smartphone useage and security. Have you lost your smartphone before? Ever used it during an emergency? Suggestions for improvements? Complete the survey-two phones are being given away!

Emergency Preparedness: A Personal Responsibility - Your Responsibility. Preparing our country must be done at the grassroots level - family by family, business by business, and community by community. Is your family prepared? Your company? Tommy Rainey tells us more. Click HERE>>

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  • The 2010/11 Disaster Resource GUIDE - Sign-Up to Be Sure You Receive It
    The Facilities Issue Mini-GUIDE is coming this summer and the Annual DRG is to come in the fall. But you must renew every year! The Free GUIDE is where the BC & EM industry gathers on an annual basis, it's loaded with information you won't want to miss. Click HERE>>
  • Tankers, Oil & Waves Spell Ongoing Risk
    Risk management at sea must include ships. Although tanker spills are less frequent than other kinds, they are more devastating. Click HERE>>
  • No Privacy for Canadians Flying Over U.S.
    A new bill compromises Canadians' privacy rights by complying with the U.S. Homeland Security's Secure Flight program. Click HERE>>
  • No BC Plans in 44% of Small Firms
    Note to small business owners: If you want to be prepared for large-scale disasters you have to start preparing for the small ones. Click HERE>>
  • Homeless Again in Haiti
    Residents of Haiti's makeshift post-earthquake camps are being asked to leave. Landowners want their land back. Click HERE>>
  • Sand Buries Oil But Not Its Effects
    Spilled oil is harder to clean up and is a more persistent problem once it's buried under sand, but that's what's happening as hurricane winds move the sands on the Gulf. Click HERE>>
  • Cloud Security Looks Murky for Feds
    A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office says cloud computing, with its many benefits, can also create significant security risks for federal agencies. Click HERE>>

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Disaster Recovery Testing The ONLY book on this vital subject, addressing all types of contingency plans! Transform recovery testing from an afterthought to a powerful, disciplined and efficient development and implementation tool. Click HERE>>

TFCC Alert®: TFCC's new mass notification system. Reach thousands anytime, anywhere on any device. TFCC provides over 20 years experience, access to the largest call handling platform, a dedicated Client Manager, and 24/7/365 live support. Click HERE>>

Talk the Talk - now, Walk the Walk. 58th IAEM Annual Conf. & EMEX 2010. Oct 29 - Nov 4: San Antonio, TX. Sessions encourage the exchange of ideas on collaborating to protect lives and property from disaster. You won't want to miss it! Click HERE>>

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DisasterUpdates.com Provides Coastal News on Hurricanes and the BP Oil Spill
Houston, TX - Disaster Updates, a disaster news website, provides residents and business along the Gulf Coast with the latest updates on Alex and the BP Oil Spill. The website is designed to provide one-stop access for disaster news, resources and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) help. As the name implies, Disaster Updates is not just for hurricanes, but for many types of natural and man-made disasters. Click HERE>>

5th Annual Disaster Planning for Hospitals Conference
Washington, DC - August 11 - 12 - Now more than ever, hospitals must develop a secure and effective disaster plan or risk losing the ability to deliver proper care and financial stability in the wake of a major incident. Whether dealing with a natural disaster, terrorist attack, or small scale occurrence, building a successful, efficient, and documented emergency preparedness plan must be a priority. Click HERE>>

Spacenet's New Emergency Communications Service via Satellite
McLean, VA - The new service offering is designed to provide a more cost-effective and flexible satellite solution, leveraging an always on pay-as-you-use service plan with dedicated satellite bandwidth for readily available and reliable emergency communications. ECS is ideal for public safety and first responder agencies that require network continuity for disaster planning, but also face the reality of budget limitations. Click HERE>>



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